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IU Professor Loses Parents And Daughter In Train Wreck

Last updated on Wednesday, July 15, 2009

(OTTAWA, ILL.) - The 9-year-old daughter of an Indiana University professor was among those killed when an Amtrak Train struck a vehicle in north-central Illinois.

The Lasalle County coroner says Elizabeth Rasmusen was pronounced dead Monday at the scene, along with her grandparents.

The father of the girl is IU Business Professor Eric Rasmusen.

The other victims were his parents.

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